http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/25 en 2014 IFAW Underwater noise and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/2014-ifaw-underwater-noise-and-marine-strategy-framework-directive <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 12/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The goal of reaching Good Environmental Status in EU waters by 2020 is vital to Europeans for numerous reasons. One of the most pressing areas of concern for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is Underwater Noise. Please find here IFAW&rsquo;s briefing on Underwater Noise in relation to the MSFD.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales underwater noise pollution Policy Briefing Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:10:47 +0000 rbartlett 102572 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2973">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Recording whale calls will help protect threatened humpbacks off Cape Verde http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/35891">Anna Moscrop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 06/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/acoustic%20recording%20device_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." />R/V <em>Song of the Whale</em> team member Conor Ryan joined the German RV Meteor in Mindelo, Cape Verde, at the end of April to deploy an acousti</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales archipelago Atlantic Cape Verde GEOMAR humpback whale IUCN MCR migration oceanographic mooring songs whale Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:32:34 +0000 Anna Moscrop 100472 at http://www.ifaw.org EU hears concerns about marine mammals over the disturbance of seismic surveys http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surve-0 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 03/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), OceanCare (<a href="http://www.oceancare.org">www.oceancare.org</a>) and NRDC (<a href="http://www.nrdc.org">www.nrdc.org</a>) welcome today&#39;s vote in the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to&nbsp; oil exploration subject to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surve-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales dolphins EIA Environmental Impact Assessments marine mammal noise pollution NRDC OceanCare seismic surveys Underwater noise whales Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:20:56 +0000 adintino 99561 at http://www.ifaw.org Marine Mammal Rescue team releases 4 stranded common dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/7029">Brian Sharp</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 03/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/release2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" /></p> <p>Five common dolphins stranded in Provincetown Harbor&rsquo;s flats this morning, and four were transported to nearby Herring Cove Beach where they were released four hours later.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod marine Provincetown release stranding team Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:22:41 +0000 Brian Sharp 99517 at http://www.ifaw.org John Kerry sets an urgent, but hopeful stage at Economist Ocean Summit http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/john-kerry-sets-urgent-hopeful-stage-economist-ocean-summit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/36">Patrick Ramage</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 02/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/02/222532.htm" target="_blank"><img alt="US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke eloquently on the topic of ocean conservation via video stream this week at The Economist's World Ocean Summit." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/jfk_oceans_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 454px;" title="US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke eloquently on the topic of ocean conservation via video stream this week at The Economist's World Ocean Summit." /></a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/john-kerry-sets-urgent-hopeful-stage-economist-ocean-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales acidification conservation Department economist fish oceans overfishing state summit US whales Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:34:00 +0000 Patrick Ramage 99448 at http://www.ifaw.org